Skip to main content

About your Search

20121001
20121031
STATION
KTVU (FOX) 76
LANGUAGE
English 76
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 76
the soda industry for the obesity crisis. >> if the pressure passes, they will become the first city in the country to impose such a tax. >>> now two new high-rise apartment buildings have the green lean. they will go up on south and market in santa clara and a 347 unit building will go up on car lyle street and many people -- carlyle talked with and many of them agreed. >> we can always go and listen to music so that is always good. >> they are looking for an active downtown and they are staying away and in stead, they will set it up in terms of the area, sal has more. >>> guys, this morning we do have some fog to deal with and steve and i will be telling you, we will become the fog brothers. i mean cars are driving through but it is just going to be favored visibility and you can see traffic is moving along relatively well. we will each an eye on that for you. and the commute is off to a good buts foggy start, let's go to steve. >>> all right, good morning, a pretty strong system is out here and it has tapped into some moisture. it is a arriving sooner with the remains of sandy and
is the first city to get redbox tickets. for the forth year in a row, there's no baby boom. fewer babies were born this year. it's been a trend since the recession hit. prior to 2008, birth rates had risen steadily since the early 90s. however, since the economy tanked, baby births have declined. still to come, some surprise hits are helping bring audiences back to the box office. that's later in movies and money. but first, groupon's shares have dropped dramatically in value. we'll hear what some former employees have to say about that. paul eggers reports, next. lifelock is one of eight companies launching ipos this week. the identification company had an initial price tag of $9. it closed out its first trading day at $8.36. other companies going public this week include dave and buster's and luxfer holdings, to name a couple. it's the most companies going public in one week since july, with the wall street journal reporting the deals are expected to raise over a billion dollars. in less than one year, online coupon company groupon moved from massively hyped to a mostly forgotten $4 stock.
. if it passes, richmond will be the first city to impose such a tax on businesses. the town hall meeting starts at 7:00 in bethlehem baptist church in richmond. >>> good afternoon to you, a cooling trend is under way as we run through monday and the week ahead. we have temperatures slightly cooler. given your little look at the sunshine over parts of the east bay. meanwhile, inside the bay and along the coast, the fog is still pretty thick. the national weather service has issued a dense fog advisory from inside the bay as well as the coast lasting through the afternoon. i want to head to the east coast. the winds gusting anywhere from 60-70 miles an hour. the storm surge is battling the coastline. you could see at the still photo, we have blizzard conditions around the appalachian. we have the coast being pounded into new jersey an the new york harbor 60 miles out. so sandy is on the way ashore and it should make landfall in the next couple of hours. >>> here in the pacific, we've got some changes on the way. take a look at the system here. ironically, sandy is telling this system, we expect t
. mountain view is the first city to get free wi-fi from google. >>> a grass fire burning, thank goodness there is not a lot of wind or that would spread. >> no wind yesterday and was of that that fire was put out quickly. that is the good news. the winds are everything in this, hot, dry, no red flag warns. no fog long the coast. you know that. temperatures today, we had one record, 97 degrees. most temperatures were above the average. san francisco was 15 degrees warmer than yesterday. tomorrow, temperatures are coming down but not a lot. cooler around the bay but inland upper 90s and low 100s. another hot day tomorrow. i haven't seen a spare the air day get issued. temperatures are going to trend down tomorrow but still hot. the forecast highs tomorrow are still lots of 90s. these are upper 80s. and low 100s in the valley as well. we will see fog at the coast about this time tomorrow. 97 today in napa. 101 in santa rose a. 90 in san francisco -- santa rosa. 90 in san francisco. high pressure weakens through this week. a cooling trend. significant cooling on wednesday and thursday. tomor
biglari says is not true. chicago and san antonio will be the first cities where vending machines will display calories on soda. coke, pepsi and dr. pepper are rolling out the new machines. it's a premptive move. proposed regulations could require all restaunrants and vending machines to post calorie information as early as next year. critics have been raising concerns about sugary drinks and fatty foods. still to come, how to be a go- getter in small business. a popular columnist tells us how to take the reigns on launching a start up. but first, following the money trail. who is spending billions to get their candidate elected? bill moller uncovers the shocking truth, next. ñçbÑ never look a howler monkey in the eye. we built the entire library out of recycled bottles. fried ants are delicious. really. that was a confidence builder. my students actually ended up teaching me. so i learned this dance, let me show you this dance. (foreign language) the classroom was more of a class-tent. you think managing a sales team is tough... try working with five different villages. my ala
, richmond would become the country's first city to impose such a tax on businesses. the town hall meeting starts at 7:00 at bethlehem hem missionary baptist church in richmond. >> 6:25. >>> a big celebration in san francisco civic center last night. thousands gather to watch the giants win the world series. [ cheering ] the chain was flowing out -- champagne were flowing out there although fans were not supposed to have alcohol in the plaza. mayor lee wanted to give families chance to cheer on the giants together. >> i knew it was going to happen. you know, it was already written, and the giants, they came through with flying colors. number one, baby! number one! [ cheering ] >> this is not the first time fans have been invite to the civic center plaza. more than 7,000 fans were there to watch the giants win the world series in 2010. >>> now, the city of san francisco's preparing a victory parade for the giants this wednesday, halloween. just like in 2010, the ticker- tape parade will start at the foot of market street at 11:00 a.m. and go down market street to civic center plaza. >>> a
, just one week after opening its first store in the city. city target opened october 10. you're looking at video now of the opening. the second target store is scheduled to open october of next year. that location will include a starbucks and pharmacy. they plan to hire about 250 people. >>> today is the 23rd anniversary of the loma prieta earthquake. it hit the bay area at 5:04 p.m. in 1989, killing 63 people. today the red cross and the department of emergency management held an event in union scare. it was to remind people to be prepared for the next big earthquake and to encourage participation into tomorrow's great california shakeout earthquake drill. >> the whole state is encouraged to have a drill, what to do in the event of a large-scale emergency. >> fire officials say the more who are prepared ahead of time, the easier it will be for first responders. >>> the walnut transit project is finally moving to its first construction phase. the vote cleared major hurdles, including certification of a final environmental impact report, zoning and approval of a tree removal permit. the
in -- there is a smoking ban in san saf rel. san rafael is the first -- in san rafael. they are the first city to push this ban. >>> what's still ahead for the estimated 50,000 attendees at the oracle world conference in san francisco. what appears on the surface to be an understated example of unequaled american achievement, is actually an extremely sophisticated apparatus of goodness and flavor, bonded together by a perfectly aged, all natural, tasty... gooey... blanket of love. >>> the you city of -- the city of richmond is set to reach out to chevron. this follows weeks of criticism after the massive fire at the refinefully august. the city wants chevron to help create a research campus at the marina bay. city council believes this could be a green tech center. >> i mean, chevron has sort of acknowledged that -- in a number of ways that -- that they want to increase their presence in richmond. >> the city council is expected to make their request tomorrow. chevron has said it is not in a position to make any long-term investment decision until a plan to modernize it is successfully submitted. >>>
a second store, that just a week after the grand opening of their first city location. the store will replace the old mervyn's. me plan to hire 250 work s. the opening is scheduled for october of 2013. >> a 21-year-old is in jail this morning charged with a terrorist plot to try to blow up the federal reserve building in new york city. the fbi said he came to the united states in january on a student visa. he told undercover agents he wanted to destroy america by going after the financial institutions. >> he goes to the new york stock exchange, he sees that the significant security there and he shifts his target to the federal reserve bank. >> the fbi set up a sting. the man was later arrested when he tried to use a cell phone to set off what he thought was a huge bomb hidden inside a van parked outside the federal reserve bank. >> another warm day across the bay area. let's take a live look outside at this beautiful morning. some big changes in store this weekend. >> and turning back the clock. what a stanford researcher said happened to older mice when their blood was mixe
to fight obesity. if it passes, richmond would become the first city to impose just a tax on businesses. the town hall meeting starts at 7:00 in richmond. >>> let's quickly check in with sal, see what's happening in the commute. >> let's go out and show -- let's take a look at the commute. 880, a little bit slow as you come through. bay bridge toll plaza that is backed up for a 20-minute delay. if you are in san jose, northbound 101 you will see some slow traffic there. let's go back to the studio. we have fock out there. once that fog burns off and then sunny. a little cooler. we look for rain. so the ra paid looks -- so the parade looks okay. all eyes on sandy. that's off the chart. it's incredible how strong this system is getting stronger. >> how -- >> the eye is almost 25 miles wide. winds, out 1 -- storm winds out 500 miles. >> wow. >> okay. well, that's our report for this morning. we thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we'll see you the mex time news breaks. be sure to join the news at noon for more on hurricane sandy as steve said, it's just about to bear down on the ne
4:46, they created a protest to ban sitting on sidewalks in the city's commercial areas. opponents shared ice cream and a kiss in front of city hall and they say it was a recreation of president barack obama and michelle obama's first date of eating ice cream on the sidewalk. it will unfairly tar get the homeless. a san francisco city leader is working to get people covered up and they are receiving numerous complaints about the naked people who frequented the public plaza at 17th and market streets. now he is proposing a plan and people in the area say castro is known for that but some nudests have taken it too far. >> it is just a little dekorum and some respect for people too because we don't want to push nudity either. >> if it is signed they will be fined for first offense and another fine for a second offense. >>> a response to the massive fire at the refinery in august protesters are asking for safety emissions. they plan to march and yesterday the city council is requiring them to rebuild the unit that caused the fire. >>> the mystery of missing seems toster da -- teamster
an arrest in connection with the city's first homicide of the year. officers responded to a 911 call at a home on del road shortly after 5:00 this morning. when officers arrived they found 24-year-old keith doff cofey. investigators say the two got in to some kind of altercation that led to the killing. >> newly released surveillance video shows how a simply parking mistake may have cost a man his life. >> reporter: the video shows 23-year-old charles butler parking his car outside a store off 45th and market. >> the bad parking mr. butler did is the reason why the people inside this car thought it was a reason to kill mr. butler. >> reporter: it also shows butler inside the store arguing with one of the suspects. he was killed the next day by the same men blocks from the store. >> it was painful, difficult to watch. >> reporter: butler's family came to ktvu this afternoon to watch the video for the first time. >> that bumping of the car, that's ridiculous. that's what a bumper is for. >> reporter: it was tough for them to see their loved one just weeks before he was shipped out to s
will fly at citi field to mark the first anniversary of steve job's death. that is where he laid out his plan for apples new circular headquarters building on the city's website mayor mark says that flying the city flag half staff is a small reminder of the impact that jobs had on the community. >>> san francisco has a new catholic archbishop this morning. more than 2,000 worshipers filed into the building. some consider him a controversial figure because of his support for california's same sex marriage ban. despite that parishioners believe he will reach out to liberals. >> stop teaching hate. stop teaching hate. >> outside the church about a dozen gay right activists protested his installation. >>> 4:47 is the time right now. under the threat of a federal takeover, oakland police say they are working to curve the violent. the city averages one homicide every three days but in an operation with the atf the department has taken 570 firearms off the street this year. police will also work with churches on crime prevention and community outreach. yesterday critics filed a motion for a tak
of us at first business, have a great thursday! . >>> good morning, we are on the east bay, the disturbing discovery prompting an investigation. >>> a candidate for oakland city council experienced this problem first thing overnight. >>> a reporting of a large media or explosion in the roadway. >> the explanation of that bright large flash of light in the east what i last night. it is coming up on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. steve said it would cool down. >>> for the weekend, skies are clear, especially for some, it is still warm, 70s and 80s. here is sal. >>> good morning traffic is doing well around the bay area, right now we are still looking good, let's look at interstate 880 north and southbound, that traffic is moving relatively well. also 101 approaching the 880 split. 421, let's go back to the desk. >>> we are on the scene of breaking news, a body was found after a house fire. firefighters first responded around midnight where they found one victim. alex savage is there and police have set up an active crime scene, good morning alex. >> yes, the h
rain will be with us for at least the first half of the thursday. we'll be drying out and clearing out in time for the weekend. we have still sunshine. >>> still ahead, why facebook has an important meeting with the leaders of the peninsula city. . >>> wall street is preparing to reopen for business as new york city slowly recovers from the wreckage of hurricane sandy. the new york stock exchange plans to begin trading for the first time since friday. they say the trading floor didn't suffer any damage from the storm. it's the first time since a blizzard in late march of 1888. the bad weather closed the markets for two days in a row. >>> the city council will discuss the expansion of facebook headquarters. facebook currently has a nine building complex for 613 workers. the company has plans to expand with another building for an addition 2800 employees. some people in menlo park has expressed concerns on the expansion it has on local traffic and community services. >>> today on ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00, we're less than 24 hours from the giant victory parade in san francisco. the fin
. >>> the first-ever target store in san francisco will soon open. the grand opening of city target is october 14th. the new store is smaller than other target stores t will open early at 7:00 a.m. during the week. that's to give computers a chance to shop before work. >>> and the world's largest hot air balloon festival is underway. nearly 500 balloons launched yesterday at the 41st annual albuquerque international balloon fiesta. bad weather pushed back the start of the event which had been scheduled to begin on saturday. the visitors said they forgot all about the clouds when they saw the balloons rising in the sky. >>> today at 5:00 we're following president obama as he makes his way to the bay area on his california campaign. our crews are there waiting for his arrival. this as we're getting word of a protest set for this afternoon. thank you for trusting the news. we'll see you the next time news breaks. be sure to join us again at 5:00. we're always here for you at ktvu.com. and mobile ktvu.com.
will fly the city flag at half staff to celebrate the first anniversary of steve job's death. he made his last appearance in front of the cuperitno city council. mark santoro said on the city website that flying the flag at half staff is a small reminder of the profound impact that steve jobs has had on their community. >> they roared through san francisco today. if blue angels practice runs at fleet week at thunder ways. >> but first, the teenage boy who said he cannot become an eagle scout because he's gay. now tens of thousands of people have taken up his cause. >>> new at 10:00, a bay area teenager say it is boy scouts of america are preventing him from becoming a boy scout all because he is gay. jana katsuyama spoke with the family and is live with his battle against the boy scout's policy. >> reporter: frank, ryan andrason just finished this wall last week. it's called the wall of tolerance. expect for this last one, it was supposed to be his last medal as a scout but now says he won't sign on it. last week ryan thought he had reached the dream of being a boy scout. the family gave
into tuesday next month. three bay area cities have made the list of the most expensive dip doze. the first, new york city with an average price of $67.5 million. atherton in san mateo county came in third with almost 5 million per home. hillsboro and los altos, homes there cost just over $4 million. >>> 7:51. they are teasing something. it could be unveiled as soon as next week. it's a little device that may welsh -- that may well be apple's next big thing. >>> we have a traffic problem for muni and also for cars at third and king. it seems like this pickup truck here hit a muni vehicle while making that left turn at third and king. and now -- and now they are trying to get it out of the way. if you take the n-jew day you will be delayed. >>> 7:54. apple is sending out invitations for what is speculated to be the launch of the ipad mini. the words on the invite read "we've got a little more to show you." analysts say the word well little "is a hint and that apple will be unveiling a hinny version of the ipad -- a mini version of the ipad. >>> this is different now. coca-cola is selling bea
can pick them up at jc penny and sport authority stores. please call first. we checked with the union city store, they sold out very quickly and closed up shop. >>> some debate watchers want wanted to watch barack obama mitt romney. but the game was on at the same time. they have the debate on up stairs and downstairs a tv was tuned in. >> i changed to the final. i've got to see this game. >> making it a little boring, it's a nice break. >> it's pretty cool watching it upstairs but there could also be history made here tonight. >> at the end organizers quickly switched over to the giants game. you will find more on our web site on the giants win and the debate. >>> a judge handed a teenager the maximum sentence for driving an suv into a father and his nine-year-old daughter. he pleaded guilty to manslaughter and reckless driving. since he was 17 at the time of the crash he was sentenced to 17 years in a jive nile facility. if he had been tried as an adult he would have received an even shorter sentence. >> it's meant as a rehabilitation. he comes hope hopefully understanding what kind
books who anyone who does not opt in. the city's yellow pages restrictions violate the first amendment. the case could set a precedent. now you can get ktvu news to go. download the ktvu app. you can watch all of our newscast live. >> stock markets had their biggest gains in a month today. the dow rose 127 points. low inflation and a sign that the construction industry is making a comeback. >>> the chief executive of cit ibank resigned effective immediately today. it reported strong than expected earnings. there are reports he had battled with the banks board recently over strategy. >>> the european union privacy regulators put google on notice today. regulators want to know what investigation google collects about users and how long it keeps it. they want an opt out for users. google collects data for advertising purposes. >> after being locked out for two and a half years, employees return to work today, not before holding an informational picket. after a judge ruled the lockout was illegal the two sides still can't agree on a contract or back wage agreement. >> yosemite national par
to catch fire from the house next door. "our first responders have been doing a heroic job protecting our city and saving lives. they're still conducting search and rescue missions, and we owe them an incredible debt of gratitude." on long island, huge trees fought to stand their saturated ground but could not compete with hurricane-force winds. "i said kiddingly to the president that 'we have a hundred-year storm every two years, now.' anyone who says there's not a dramatic change in weather patterns, i think, is denying reality." debris piled on top of cars as the storm's cost piled higher as well. the human cost continues to climb: more than three dozen killed, many by falling trees, and more than 8.2 million people without power. rising water threatened to flood pumps used to cool fuel rods at a nuclear power plant in new jersey. fluctuations in the power grid shut down more plants. "our best assessment is that the plant responded and that there was no need for emergency operations this time." more than 15,000 flights were cancelled by airlines. forecasting firm ihs global insight est
october 16th and this fan was the first to be injured. >>> a new york city man accused of stabbing and killing two young children remains in a medically induced coma this morning. so far no charges have been filed against the nanny. the nanny worked for the family two years and recently run into financial trouble. a memorial is now bowing outside the family's apartment building. the motive is still under investigation. >> hundreds of people gathered in new jersey to say their final good-byes for a girl who was killed by two brothers. it was standing room only where autumn pasquale has touched so many lives. she was found inside a recycling bin and two teenage brothers are arrested in connection with the death. one of the teens lured her in the home and she was found dead after a massive search by police. >> this is a party in the hollywood hills. this is the edge of a raised parking lot. they were in a town car when they rammed the car and both cars fell 20 feet down into an apartment complex courtyard. all seven people were hurt and few of them had broken points. the drive thought
are going to visit the city. ktvu channel 2 reporter alex savidge has more on the big changes transit agencies are making to accommodate the crowds. first let's check in with tara moriarty who is is in the city with a look at what the city is doing to prepare for the streets that will be jammed. >> reporter: we are here along the embarcadero. this is where the official store for the america's cup is. there are going to be quarter finals today and then more racing this weekend. expected to draw 40,000 people to the bay. it's one of many events happening this weekend. every member of the police force will be out. this will be closing -- they will be closing one northbound lane along the embarcadero between the ferry building and bay street to allow emergency vehicles access. city leaders say it's a practice run for the big america's cup event next year where more than three million people are expected to attend. also on tap the u.s. navy blue angels will be flying overhead. they will be practicing today. you might catch a glimpse. their shows will be on saturday and sunday of course. no
. >>> occupy protestors have returned to san jose city hall. they first set up an encampment in october but they left and now ten are back to observe the movements first anniversary. they say their protest is peaceful and meant to educate the public about their cause. we have more information about a story we first told you about yesterday here on mornings on 2. the woman killed in a crash on southbound 880 has been identified as 49-year-old palo alto resident charlotte sue seth faith. that is when police say her car was hit by a suspected drunk driver. she died at the scene. >>> daly city police are investigating the accident that killed one six-year-old girl and two others with life threatening injuries. officers aren't sure why a mini van plowed into a group of pedestrians at a st. andrews church yesterday morning. a six-year-old girl, her mother and another were taken to the hospital where the girl died. >> you know it could be somebody that we know's relative or something. i'm just shocked. >> prayers are with the family. sorry. >> both victims remain in the hospital. the driver of
. this is the first time i have seen them win. >> the city is going crazy. >> i feel this is just one city everybody is coming to the. it's just like the most fun and we're all out here for the giants. it's amazing. >> we're so dedicated as a team and we have had so much energy put into it. >> reporter: back here live, we can see that the giant fans are beyond excited. i checked in with police a few minutes ago and they say crowds are also growing in other parts of city and of course, we'll continue to monitor the situation all over the city for you. reporting live in san francisco's mission district, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. [ applause ] >> this was the scene in san josi tonight. plenty of excitement, and enthusiasm when the giants completed that four-game sweep of the tigers tonight. fans we ran into said they can't wait until the giants return home to the bay area with many of them planning to head to san francisco to take part in the big victory parade coming up on wednesday. >>> in north beach are the celebrations continue. . a monster storm is leaving a monster impact and how hurrican
will be here with a preview of what he thinks will be an oscar contender! from all of us at first business, have a great wednesday! >>> we are following breaking news out of union city where firefighters are still on the scene of a huge fire at a strip mall. we will show you exclusive video of the scene and tell you what we have learned. >>> after months of drama ross mirkarimi will keep his job of sheriff. we'll tell you why they voted the way they did. >>> the announcement came two hours ago. prestigious award give to a scientist from the bay area. >>> showers by the coast and lightning strikes in the sky here tonight well this morning i should say. all coming up on the ktvu channel 2 morning nows. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this wednesday morning, october 10th i'm pam cook. steve paulson is here with the forecast. i saw a couple lights in the sky. lightning steve? >> yes that is correct. also yesterday near half-moon bay some areas did receive the showers. and also up into lake county some of that wrap around. today also along the san mateo coast highs today 60s and 7
francisco's first target store. it's the city target. it's going to be right here. it is right here on the second floor of the metreon. this is a new type of scale down target. 98,000 square foot store. 25% smaller than most of the target stores you are used to. last night mayor ed lee was here for a ribbon cutting for the new store. it's being billed as a target with a urban twist. target essentially expects that people will come here to buy fewer items but will make more frequent trips to stores like this one. again the doors opening shortly at 7:00 this morning. we are here. we haven't seen much of a line. but the doors open shortly. this is the soft opening. the official grand opening is this sunday. live this morning in san francisco alex savidge ktvu channel 2 news. >>> all right time is 6:49. fortunately -- unfortunately if you are just joining us there is a big problem on the bay bridge. >> there is an accident that just cleared. the flashing lights are gone. the lanes have reopened. but the damage is done. it was an injury crash that blocked two lanes. including a motorcycl
of that pepper spray. >>> cupertino the city will fly its city flag at half staff today. they are marking the first anniversary of the death of steve jobs. this is video of steve job's last public appearance at a cupertino city council meeting. this was a month before he died. that is where he laid out his plan for apples new circular headquarters building. mayor mark says flying the flag at half staff is a small reminder of the impact steve jobs had on the community. >>> it's a depressing time for san jose sharks fans. the national hockey league has canceled the first two weeks of the regular season due to the players lockout. the sharks will miss at least five games including three home games. the owners and players remain split over revenue sharing and no new talks are scheduled. >>> the bay area has baseball playoff fever. it's paying off big for a lot of local businesses too. hotels are already booked up in san francisco. part of it has to do with the playoff game between the giants and the cincinnati reds. some are paying up to $500 a night for hotel rooms. and in the east bay busin
winds. he plans to try again tomorrow. if he's successful, he will become the first skydiver to break the sound barrier. >>> the city of oakland wants an auto shop to pipe down. the "chronicle" reports that neighbors have complained about late-night noise and unruly behavior coming from the auto shop on brock hurst street. the lawsuit file has been filed and seeks $1,000 a day if the reported nuisance continues. >>> okay sal, what's going on with the mac maze? >> well, it's very slow. the traffic damage has been done. there is a huge backup that needs to unwind at the bay bridge. with any luck we'll start to look like normal. there is a lot of slow traffic just getting to the bridge. 580 is slow back to lakeshore and it's getting worse. let's move along and take at other traffic. west 80 from pinole to richmond, a minor crash. 7:23. let's go to -- i almost forgot the live pictures here at the end. i don't want to forget san jose. look at northbound 280. coming in as far back as 101, getting into the valley is slow. northbound 101 has been prty slow. one of my friends in the silicon va
to get to school. >>> police shot and killed a mountain lion on sunday in the east foothills. at first, the police tried calling the city's animal care and services department but no one was available with a tranquilizer gun. police say the mountain lion appeared to be sick and even shot at a police officer. >>> a former san jose police officer is suing the city of san jose over claims of retaliation. thomas ka remember remember raw claims he was -- thomas karerra claims he was fired from the department after reporting time sheet fraud. this is the second time an officer is suing the city for reporting time card fraud. >>> sal, you see cars backing up at the toll plaza, don't you? >> yeah, i do. >> yeah. >> right now, there are cars backing up at the toll plaza. it's going to be slow. you'll see some slow traffic from the foot of the macarthur maze and the metering lights are on. game one tonight, you will see a lot of people coming in tomorrow afternoon as well. if you are driving in contra costa county, highway 4 is still slow. interstate 680 from pleasant creek some slow traffic as
could become the first to oppose a penny per ounce tax that sells sodas and other sugary drinks. grudge city college trustees are expected to approve budget cuts to close a $15 million short fall and keep the school from losing its accreditation. the cuts could result in department heads returning to teaching. >> that is my biggest worry as a student here we will lose some of our funding to take care of our students. >> trustees have until march to submit a plan that will allow the college to keep its accreditation. >>> the port of oakland is look into the latest investigation into questionable expenditures. our first report led to the port placing two executives on paid leave. now what we have learned that international marketing manager lawrence spent $550 last year at an oakland that bills itself as upright room karaoke bar but neighbors suggest it's a front for prostitution. he wrote it was a business meeting with four chinese mer channels. there is certainly deep concern. that is why we are taking it so seriously. >> he was also reimbursed for thousands of dollars for staying at ex
around the city by bicycle to avoid all. congestion. >>> >>> this year's first nobel prizes were given -- all of the congestion. >>> this year's first nobel prizes were given. >>> and a judge says that julian assange has ved his -- ved his bail violated his bail. what some are required to do because of this. hi, i'm amy for downy unstopables in-wash scent boosters, here with my favorite new intern, jimmy. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet for 12 weeks! unbelievable! unstopables! i'll show you how! ♪ just shake them into the washer i can't believe this lasts 12 weeks! neither can they. so you're going on tour to prove it. downy unstopables. follow jimmy's unstopables tour for free samples on downy.com. erika derry: and the fact that cacalifornia isn't making it a priority frustrates me. follow jimmy's unstopables tour for free samples dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to se
series picks up with game three tomorrow in detroit. the first pitch coming at 5:07 our time. while the team is away, san francisco city officials are gearing up for a big event coming up in 15 minutes, the plans that some don't want to discuss because of superstitions. >>> we have developing news tonight from the south bay, police in campbell say they've caught a serial bank robber thank to a ktvu viewer. police say a tip from that viewer led them to 43-year-old tony piavesin of campbell. police say he is the same man seen in these pictures from a bank surveillance camera. they say the so called beanie bandit did not display a weapon, he just gave the teller a note. >> what we'll do is we'll go out there and it's always if you have like a high profile visibility is more of a reduction or also likelihood of crime not occurring. >>> oakland police and the highway patrol announced the partnership today at a news conference. the chp says it will have officers work overtime. the two agencies have worked together before, they teamed up from 2007 to 2010 as part of a gang reduction task f
bay area cities. we have team coverage tonight. chief meteorologist bill martin will have tomorrow's forecast in 90 seconds. but first ktvu's matt keller join us live from ellam rock park where park rangers are taking extra precautions tonight, mark. >> reporter: these signs behind me will be out again tomorrow telling the public that alum rock park is closed due to extreme fire danger. near triple digit temperatures could not stop francis tuddle for practicing for his high school team. but the sign near alum rock park did. >> reporter: now where where are you going to run? >> another loop, something extra. >> reporter: we salk hikers, cyclists and drivers turn around forcing plans to be changed. >> maybe take a walk later on just down the street after it cools down a little bit. >> reporter: rangers closed the park today because of the high fire danger. when temperatures hit 99 degrees they decided closing it tomorrow would be a good idea as well. >> there is fuel down here, if you add hot temperatures and if the wind can i bees up who knows what could happen. >> reporter: firefig
and pulled that baby out. >>> san francisco's first target opened their doors this morning. alex savidge explains why this store is different and tailored just for city shoppers. >> reporter: san francisco's new city target welcomed shoppers this morning for its soft opening. a few hun people came in to check out the -- a few hundred people came in to check out the not so-store. >> household supplies that you need around the house. >> reporter: larry says he's just glad he doesn't have to drive to the san bruno one. >> i only live three miles down the road. simple bus ride. >> it's exciting. i don't have to go far now. >> reporter: this new store is supposed to be tailored to life in the city. they don't sell patio furniture. they sell more coffeemakers and other appliances. the manager says there is mall packages and even smaller shopping carts. >> we found the guests in the urban store don't purchase as much in one trip. >> at a ribbon-cutting ceremony last night, mayor ed lee touted the 300 employees hired on. 70% of them, san francisco residents. but not everyone is celebrating the
that addresses the spending issues. >>> we are minutes away from the first pitch of game one of the worlds series. ktvu joe phon city is live at at & t park where there is a lot of talk about each team's starting pitcher. >> reporter: you know it has been great for a couple of weeks but there is a little different vibe out here tonight. oftentimes pitching is what determines winning and losers in the post season. those that figure detroit might win the series is because of justin verlander. they believe he can go in games one, four, and seven he was dominant as the tigers defeated the a's. now find me the person back in april who said barry zito would be starting game one of the world series for the giants. but to a man after a clinching game on monday, the players pretty much cite zito and that effort he had in st. louis in game five of giving them the spring board to be here. his season cap pew lates what they have been like all yearlong. >> this team has had their tests in the regular season and the tests we encounter in the post season didn't really you know make us panic as much as it would
and relax tonight. just get set to go the first game there. we like where we're at. we know we have a lot of work to do. >> reporter: the city of san francisco has work ahead. the mayor's office wants to sell vise some of the away games on civic center plaza. >> it's a lot of fun. >> reporter: as many as 7000 people gathered here in 2010 to watch on a giant screen tv as the giants clinched the world series title in texas. >> we have put a request in to major league baseball. we do need their permission to air it. we could air is under monday. the game has to be away. >> i'd love to support the team. >> reporter: there's also the possibility of a parade. more than a million people lined san francisco streets in 2010 to welcome home the winners. public safety agencies are look at this after action parade report. it detail what's went right and what went wrong. it calls for better planning. >> we're going to coordinate as a city to pull something off quickly. nobody wants to talk about it yet. we don't want to jinx ourselves. >> reporter: at&t rolled in this temporary bandwidth truck to prov
shaping up around the bay area. with the first rainfall of the season remaining well offshore for the most part. at least thus far giving you a live look from the city, you can see a light wind blowing. the general motors as well as the a's flag, we are rooting for the home team, will have your a's forecast in a moment. northeasterly breeze over s pho, fairfield reported a north wind at six, calm conditions in san jose, we recall breeze in oakland about seven miles per hour. a variable wind around the bay area. 60s outside the door, 6 in livermore, 65 santa rosa, these numbers a few degrees within what we were 24 hours ago. some of the slightly cooler, some of us warmer, and you can see just a few specks of moisture over storm tracker two. let me show you the satellite and radar and we'll get a better picture. right off the west coast, there it is churning right here, but you can see for yourself as the rain begins to move closer to shore, it kind of frizzles out, dries out, reported a few scattered showers this morning, but for the most part, most of us are dealing with partly cloudy skie
a -- bypasses a voter approved ordinance that is taller than 40 feet that casts she doe on city parks and playgroundses -- that casts shad deon city parks and playgrounds. >>> a motion was filed in court yesterday one day before the first batch of names were to be released. alexis wright and her business partner are involved. and police found several boxes of video showing sexual encounter. >>> a jury found vice mayor joe medrano guilty of embezzlement. he stole $159,000 from their company and was po trayed as a broker. he face as maximum in four years in prison. he will be sentenced next week. >>> the franchise tax board has released its list of the californians who owe the most in unpaid state taxes. some are well-known celebrities. but a san rafael technology entrepreneur tops the list. the founder of sea-net owes $10.7 million according to the franchise tax board. dionne warwick owes $2.6 million and has been delinquent since 2003. and steven segal owes nearly $350,000. he's been on the list since april. >>> well, the mars over "curiosity" performed some unexpected results during
to be a big deal. the only area seeing rain, crescent city. the system that brought us rain during the week now off to the east. you remember that system? it was here last weekend. as it edged closer finally going across california, cloudy conditions and the first rainfall for the season. today nice weather in store for the afternoon on friday mid to upper 60's about where we saw the temperatures, even the warmest today, mid to upper 70's for the hotter spots and by sunday low 80s in the forecast for some of the warmer areas, for the afternoon, mostly sunny skies, 73 expected in kent field. 74 san rafael. 71 oakland. 68 alameda for the car -- the car show going on there. 76 pleasanton. 76 danville. 73 san jose, 74saratoga, for the afternoon today 74 wood side, 70 san mateo. half moon bay, if you are headed that direction for the big festival going to be a nice day. low 70s santa cruz for the afternoon. second half of the weekend the warmer one, still looking good. are you looking toward tuesday and wednesday? upper 80's, low 90s. >> after a dream season the a's are not planning to many ch
for spain and others to get help is to first get assistance from other eurozone governments. 92 people have been arrested in a mass case of medicare fraud. fbi raids in 9 cities led to the arrest of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals. the crimes scammed an estimated $432 million from medicare. a majority of the fraud took place in miami. other cities hit include chicago, detroit, baton rouge, l.a., new york, tampa, dallas, and houston. those arrested are being accused of false billing. "these alleged actions represent an alarming, and unacceptable, nationwide trend of individuals attempting to exploit federal healthcare programs and, collectively, to steal billions in taxpayer dollars for personal gain." that was attorney general eric holder. holder calls the fraud case one of the largest medicare fraud schemes ever. american airlines is addressing its flight problems. the airline said yesterday that it has inspected 48 boeing 757s in its fleet and is fixing loose seats on some of them. all of the planes are back in service. this week, rows of seats became loose on 3 flights
channel 2. >> crowds packed san francisco tonight as first of major weekend events get underway. good evening. >> i'm gasia mikaelian. san francisco is gearing up to host a diverse set of events this weekend expected to attract a million people to the city. for anyone thinking of attending, there's a warning from officials, plan ahead and bring your patience. we have live team coverage. tell us about fleet week events. with begin with matt keller on the crush of people descending on the family. >> reporter: we're here at at&t park. expected to bring traffic to a standstill. >> performed for thousands of people in golden gate park to end the first day of the bluegrass festival. >> it was a huge event. been mellow. >> with events like this all across the city. the traffic will be anything but mellow. expecting a million visitors this weekend for the hardly strictly bluegrass festival. cup races, castro street fair and playoff games. >> if anything else, take public transportation. >> police and transportation officials recommend you do the same. extra bart cars, buses, fer ees and taxi
. tomorrow pretty much the same deal first thing in the morning. the weekend more sunshine. overnight lows will be in the low to mid-50s. san jose 54, san francisco 52, redwood city around 53 degrees. cloud cover tonight the main shower band is heading to the south toward southern california. another weak system moves in for friday night. at least for tomorrow morning we're going to hold on to a few sprinkles, more cloud cover, partly cloudy in the afternoon hours. some sprinkles, chance first thing friday morning. decreasing clouds for friday afternoon that will set the stage for a nice afternoon. temperatures still on the cool side. 60s, warmingest locations around 70 degrees out toward antioch and brentwood, san jose 68, san francisco forecast high around 62 degrees. here is a look ahead. temperatures warming up, especially by sunday, monday, and tuesday. warmest locations inland on track to reach the low to mid- 80s. looking pretty good in the long range. tomorrow a cool day especially for the morning hours. >> it's been a cool, rainy, feels like fall is in the air. >> we do warm back
in seattle. the court found that yellow pages are protected free speech under the first amendment. san francisco officials wanted to stop the delivery to those who don't request them saying the books clog up the landfill. but the city decided to suspend the law, spending more court hearings. >>> we'll talk to people who can't wait to get their hands on a new apple product. >>> and you may smell and see something different the next time you take b.a.r.t. >>> indexes wavering. the stock market turned calm. in a policy state, the federal reserve just announced in the last hour, it will stick to its plan until the job market improves and repeated to keep rates near zero until mid-20 15. taking a live look at the big board, the dow down 25, the nasdaq down 8. s&p down 4. >>> some apple fans want to be among the first to get the new ipad mini. there are new people camping outside of the store. they will have to wait a few days. apple will start to take orders on friday but they won't start shipping until next month. >>> san francisco mayor, ed lee, is supported -- is reportedly giving the co
. occupy protestors threatened to reoccupy the area around city hall. brian flores is in oakland with the rally marking the first anniversary of the big police raid. >> reporter: good morning. first off stark contrast in what we saw last year at occupy oakland in terms of last night. there are still reminders of what happened last night. there are still signs. there is some graffiti on sidewalks and walls. we talked about some businesses yesterday that took some precautions before the march. you can see the chase bank behind me still has boarded up windows. as we roll the video of what happened last night. about 175 protestors gathered peacefully starting yesterday afternoon and into the evening. there was a vigil and martha went from city hall 20 lake merit to china town and back to the plaza. there was a large police presence here last night. one protestor tossed a rock that hit an officer in the chest. that officer was not hurt and a second person was arrested for about instructing an -- obstructing an officer in a narcotics possession. there was a call from occupy oakland as
conditions that will have an impact on these events. lot of stuff going on. >> everybody's coming to the city. allie was talking about walking, but it's a bike-friendly city, too. it's all going on saturday and sunday. let's take a look at the forecast. first thing, golden gate park, bluegrass festival, warren will be missed this year, but the weather won't be bad. temperatures, partly cloudy, low 60s. out to fleet week, nice. temperatures in the low 60s with cloud cover, just like it looked today. partly cloudy, mostly cloudy, that's how your weekend goes. now we got a baseball game to talk about, two of them. temperatures there in the upper 50s. boy, a nice-looking weekend. i said this earlier. the rest of the country, some cases, parts of the world, looking in on the bay area and we've got a big weekend to entertain everybody. i think the city's really going to shine with pretty neat looking weather. beautiful sunset tonight, beautiful sunset saturday and sunday night. i'll see you back here with your complete forecast and a look at the five-day as well. >>> the navy's blue angels flight t
in sexual conduct. >>> a spanish emerging program is in the works for the santa rosa city schools. it's an opportunity for english speaking students to learn english. it's a goal to have 90 students participate in the first year. >>> let's get you going now. sal everybody behaving on highway 24? >> i like to say so. i would give it a b plus. good morning everyone and let's go outside and take a look at highway 4 westbound. that traffic here looks good. you see the sign on the right. not that bad right now. should take you about 15 or 20 minutes through the tunnel. not bad from oakland. if you are driving after that into oakland on 580 it looks good. that's northbound 880 on the right hand side. in san jose, still a little beth of -- bit of crowding in the mountains. not a bad commute. let go to steve. >>> game two weather looks pretty much like game one. low cloud deck will be gone and temperatures will be slightly warmer. still beautiful game time yesterday and it looks just as good today. still a little breeze. sometimes if you're on the third deck it can get drizzle. partly to mo
if they are elected. including the first openly gay asian-american. the first bisexual member of congress. the first openly senator. back at home, a city council race has turned ugly. and a confrontation that was caught on tape. supporters of jimmy wynn accused the husband of rose herrera of stealing their lawn signs. they say they have video of this and doing it again yesterday and on sunday. both sides accuse the other of doing it after a confrontation yesterday morning. [bleep] >> who the [bleep] are you? >> get away from me. get away from me [bleep] >> now, wynn supporters say herrera husband threatened him with a knife. he said he made threats but he did it after he was pushed to the ground. the police are conducting an investigation. >>> the death toll continues to rise from the fun -- for the fungal -- meningitis outbreak. 363 people in 19 states have gotten sick. the steroid was supplied by the new england compounding center outside of boston. >>> the city of la fayette is planning to revoke the business license of pacifico massage parlor. 24 decision came after a woman was arrested for pros
going on in the city. for now, let's take a look at the baseball game. partly cloudy and breezy, first pitch, 58 degrees. that means you'll want a jacket. sky cover, well, partly cloudy, mostly cloudy. looks like a really -- not a bad night for baseball. like i say, the whole country's going to be looking in on san francisco and it's going to be one of those nights. looks good. when i get back here in this broadcast, we'll look at the five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view. then in the 6:00 broadcast, i'll visit all of the events that are going on around san francisco saturday and sunday and i'll give you specific forecasts for those. see you back here. >> thank you, bill. >>> tweeting that you're leaving twitter. which top exec says she's moving on. >> also, marking one year since the death of steve jobs. the new retrospective project, unveiled today. >> plus, he's an illegal immigrant and just received a life-saving kidney transplant here in the bay area. what makes his story so remarkable, what he had to go through to get it. the fried cheese melt is back for just 4 bu
as mass was starting this morning. daly city police officers were still here at the small parking lot at st. andrews church this afternoon collecting evidence. they first arrived on the scene at 9:00 a.m. getting several 911 calls. >> when the officers responded they say three female victims on the ground. >> reporter: police say a 6-year-old girl and two women in their mid-40s were hit by a minivan. investigators say one of the woman is the girl's mother. they were taken to san francisco general hospital where the young girl died. the reyes family came for the regularly scheduled mass and saw the three victims after the accident, including the young girl. >> i was happy to see her breathing, but i knew she was in shock. >> reporter: gennis reyes saw the three victims taken away by ambulance, but didn't realize that the 6-year-old girl had died until now? >> did she? oh, my god. the little girl died. oh, my god. >> reporter: the shock and sadness spread through the church, even though the victims' names have not been released, people in the close-knit community are expecting to kno
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 76